Mr. President,<br />
Stop Throwing Black People Under the Bus

Mr. President,
Stop Throwing Black People Under the Bus

by Brittney Cooper, Ph.D.

Almost as soon as he began to talk, I found myself deeply incensed at President… Read More

On Fear, Love, and Loneliness

On Fear, Love, and Loneliness

by Damon Young

At a friend's request, I attended a birthday party at a Veteran's hospital a few weekends ago. The party was for her great… Read More

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KKK Plans Massive Memphis Rally

NOT AGAIN:
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Guess who’s coming to dinner? The Ku Klux Klan What began as a local hot topic in Memphis, Tennessee has become a… Read More

The True Legacy of Ed Koch<br />

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Former New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch died Friday of congestive… Read More

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I could kick myself for missing not one, but two of the last presidential inaugurations. Much of that regret initially pertained… Read More

How Far Is Too Far?

How Far Is Too Far?

by Damon Young

“How far is too far?” It's a question I conveniently forget to ask myself whenever I find myself watching… Read More

‘I Stopped Telling Women to Smile<br />
(and You Should, Too)’

‘I Stopped Telling Women to Smile
(and You Should, Too)’

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I never quite understood it when women---relatives, friends, co-workers, etc---complained about men asking them to smile. "You… Read More

'Why "Bad Religion" is My Song of the Year'

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by Damon Young

If you would have told me a year ago that, sometime next summer, I would be seen be driving around the hood, volume up, windows down… Read More

A Case for Kwanzaa

A Case for Kwanzaa

by Makkada B. Selah

There's a lot of “Kwanzaa sucks” stuff floating… Read More

How to Get Prayer Back in Schools

How to Get Prayer Back in Schools

by Jamilah Lemieux

As is typically the case following these all-too-familiar tragedies, folks have been scratching their heads trying to figure out… Read More

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